SINGAPORE — Edelman has appointed Jasmine Bahen as chief talent officer, Asia-Pacific. As new chief talent officer, Bahen (pictured) will oversee all aspects of talent and human resources strategy for the Asia-Pacific region, helping to drive the culture, engagement and performance of Edelman employees for its clients. Prior to joining Edelman, she worked with NBC Universal where she led the talent function supporting Asia-Pacific, before moving to Los Angeles to take on a global remit across talent development.

SYDNEY — Sefiani has added regarded journalist and change leader Sean Aylmer to its senior advisory panel of experts who provide senior counsel on call to clients and mentorship to Sefiani staff. Aylmer was on the senior executive team of ASX-listed Fairfax as editorial director and led the digital transformation of the news group prior to it being acquired by Nine Entertainment Co. He was the most senior journalist at Fairfax and ran The Australian Financial Review, The Sydney Morning Herald and The Age.

SYDNEY — Sling & Stone has added since new clients to its healthcare portfolio since the start of 2020. They are: HealthMatch (AU), a clinical trial matching platform; InstantScripts (AU), a telehealth and online medical consultation platform; Prospection (AU), a healthcare data analytics company; Swoop Aero (AU), a startup using drones to move essential supplies, such as medicine; NurseFly (US), a temporary healthcare staffing marketplace; and Cortical Labs (AU + US), whose mission is building the first hybrid computer chip by implanting biological neurons on silicon chips, enabling AI that can reason and think with fluid intelligence.